IPS Job Development Training

May 11 & 12, 2015 ~ Holiday Inn, Midland

The Michigan Association of CMH Boards and

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Present:


IPS Job Development Training

May 11 & 12, 2015

Holiday Inn of Midland

Who Should Attend:

ALL EBP/IPS Employment Specialists

Supervisors that want to drill down deeper on these topics PEERS if they fulfill some of this workload


Dominic D’Aguanno – Community Mental Health for Central Michigan

Dagney Wysong – Community Mental Health for Central Michigan



May 11, 2015:


8:30am - 9:00am          Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am - 9:15am          Please note that times throughout the day are subject to change:

                                         Overview of Agenda/What are you Looking for Out of Today?/Introductions

9:15am - 10:15am        Vocational Profile Review/Fidelity Measures Relating to Job Development

10:15am - 10:30am     Break

10:30am - 12:00pm     Talking Business to Business, How to Identify Employers’ Needs, Sealing the Deal, Thinking Outside the Box with Regards to Job Development (Networking Groups, Employer Palooza, etc.), 100% Consumer/100% Business

12:00pm - 1:00pm        Lunch

1:00pm - 1:45pm          Visiting Employers (Success Stories, How the Relationship was Built, What They Typically Look for When Hiring, Successful Ways of Setting up Meetings with Employers, etc.)

1:45pm - 2:00pm          Break

2:00pm - 3:30pm          Break into Smaller Groups (Job Development Role Playing)

3:30pm - 4:00pm          Wrap Up/ Questions/Closing


May 12, 2015:


8:30am - 9:00am          Continental Breakfast

9:00am - 9:30am          Please note that times throughout the day are subject to change:

                                         Day 1 Review

9:30am - 10:45am        Retention: Review Topics within Retention Packet

10:45am - 11:00am     Break

11:00am - 12:00pm     Good Retention Leading to Future Successful Outcomes

12:00pm - 1:00pm        Lunch

1:00pm - 2:30pm          Examples/Exercises Regarding Retention

2:30pm - 3:00pm          Wrap Up/Questions/Closing 

Monday, May 11, 2015 to Tuesday, May 12, 2015, (All day) - (All day)
Holiday Inn Midland
810 Cinema Drive
Midland, MI 48642

Registration Opens: 

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 8:30am

Start Time: 

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 9:00am

End Time: 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 3:00pm

Holiday Inn of Midland

810 Cinema Drive, Midland, MI  48642

Reservations:  989-794-8500


Room Rate:  $75+ Indicate “MACMHB Block” to receive this special rate.

Deadline for Special Rate:  Thursday, April 30, 2015

IPS Job Development

IPS Job Development Training

IPS Job Development Training